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Alaska Veterans Memorial

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George Parks Highway, Anchorage, AK
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Must Stop if Passing

Beautiful, touching tribute to Alaska veterans from all branches, located in a very quiet, serene... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
bglhvn
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So. California
Off the beaten path and very peaceful

I was very impressed with the size of the Memorial and also the artifact of the plane that they had... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2017
Jake D
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George Parks Highway, Anchorage, AK
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Beautiful, touching tribute to Alaska veterans from all branches, located in a very quiet, serene location.

Thank bglhvn
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with the size of the Memorial and also the artifact of the plane that they had at the memorial. They also have a gift shop that is sometimes open and sometimes closed. The information at the memorial was plentiful and impressive.

Thank Jake D
Reviewed June 10, 2017

5 minutes from downtown is a very powerful and poignant monument to Alaska War Veterans. I was deeply moved by the stone bugle and the lovely brief poem honoring all those who have served. It reads in part, "My stone is red for the blood...More

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed May 24, 2017

A beautiful location, serene and peaceful, evokes a sense of great respect and appreciation for all those who have served their country. Take time out to pay your respects and breath in the beautiful clean mountain air.

Thank andromedainfusion
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Beautiful monument looking out on Alaska Range. Great hikes into Byers Lake area, bathroom stop and camping area!

Thank Shelley E
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Pylons dedicated to service men/women of all military branches. Very impressive and educational. Small gift shop and very clean restrooms... It's a long way from the last ones and until the next ones! Stop!

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Stand tall Soldier / Sailor / Marine / Airman / Coast Guardsman / Merchant Mariner.. Visit and Salute each monument individually. Sirs! Ladies and Gentlemen! Officers and Men! Alive and Deceased! I Salute You proudly and I Thank You So Very Much for your service!...More

3  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Quiet ,understated and remote. A perfect place to respect those who have given so much. Free. Convenient to the highway with plenty of parking. Even saw a moose and calf near the parking lot.

1  Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I had been lucky enough to lived in Alaska and I remember very well visiting this place when it was recently constructed in the early. At the time it was just spot on the site of the road with just the monument with a crank...More

1  Thank Eddie R
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a great short stop for us. Learned a lot about Alaska and Alaskans, during many of the wars.

Thank Randy J
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